Explore the events which led to the emergence of India and Pakistan as independent states in 1947.
Follow this poetic timeline of the Partition of India, starting with the Indian Mutiny of 1857. You will be led through the political and social changes which took place as a result. Key figures will be introduced, such as Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. This poetry film also includes archival images.
Accompanying the film is a poetry writing resource, which will allow students to explore their own poetry writing skills. The resource explores three main forms of poetry: epic, ekphrastic and performance poetry, all within the overarching theme of conflict.